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The Blend of Chinese and American Cultures
A look at how the Chinese New Year festivities in San Francisco blend the cultures of the United States and China.
# 137002 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Asian Studies (Asian American) , Sociology (Multiculturalism)


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This paper discusses the impact of the Chinese New Year festivities in San Francisco with respect to assimilation. The paper relates that the formerly private parades and events were opened up in the 1950s and served to blend the cultures of the United States and China. The paper then discusses how the economy of San Francisco's Chinatown community benefited as the Chinese attempted to shake the communist label.

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"In the cosmopolitan city of San Francisco, many cultures have come together to give the city a unique identity. Other than Chinese immigrants, those from Japan, Europe, and South America have put their unique stamp on the city's personality. The Chinese had a rather challenging period of assimilation due to the connection with Communism in their home country. By capturing the imagination of their new homeland they found ways to bring their worlds peacefully together. While Chinese immigrants have a rather large presence in the famous Chinatown neighborhood, their daily lives have been touched by heavy influences of..."

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